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Legal English: “Guardian”

A “guardian” or “legal guardian” is one who has the ability to care for and manage the affairs of a ward. The arrangement is usually set up because the ward is young, disabled, or otherwise hindered in or incapable of properly managing his or her own affairs...

Case Study: Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc.

This post is the next post in our series of case studies that reports on Supreme Court decisions that impact areas of U.S. law that may be relevant to international business practitioners...

Legal English: "Voir Dire"

Voir dire” is a pre-trial process by which jurors are examined for their ability to render a fair verdict in a particular case pending before the court. Voir dire examinations are conducted in open court by a judge with the participation of attorneys for both parties...

Case Study: U.S. v. Apple, Inc., et al.

In business, healthy competition is generally regarded as a good thing. Sometimes, however, when a business is attempting to dominate a market, it can go beyond healthy, permissible competitive activity and into the realm of an antitrust violation...

Washington University School of Law News and Events: Interim Dean

Kent D. Syverud, JD, dean and the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, was recently named Syracuse University’s next chancellor.

Washington University School of Law News and Events

Washington University School of Law Prof. Daniel Keating to Serve as Interim Dean Kent D. Syverud, JD, dean and the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, was recently named Syracuse University’s …